Parish

Valiyavila    St. Mary’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. C. C. John   Charivupurayidathil

Ecl Dist : THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

Estd Year :1933

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Address :St. Mary's Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Valiyavila, Thirumala P.O., Trivandrum

Description

Holy Mass Timing                                           : Sunday          : 7.00 am

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Wednesday   :

Year of Establishment                                    : 1933

Landed properties – Area                               : 60 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Nil

Shrines / Grottos with Name of Saint            : St. Mary’s Grotto

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Nil

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Nil

History and Development

St. Mary’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Valiyavila in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Trivandrum.  The first community of this parish was formed in 1933 by the mission work of Rev. Fr. Joshua OIC and blessed by the Servant of God Archbishop Mar Ivanios. The church was renovated by Rev.Fr. C.C John.

Former Vicars

1933-1939 - Rev. Fr. Joshua OIC                                      

1939-1940 Rev. Fr. Koshy OIC                                      

1940-1949 Rev. Fr. Seraphion OIC                                 

1949-1956 Rev. Fr. Philip Pantholil                                 

1956-1968 Rev. Fr. Daniel Ayyaneth                              

1968-1970 Rev. Fr. E. S. John                                         

1970-1979 Rev. Fr. Thomas Ezhiyathu                           

1979-1982 Rev. Fr. Ninan Tharakan                                

1982-1986 Rev. Fr. Thomas Kuzhithottu                        

1986-1988 Rev. Fr. George Jacob                                               

1988-1990 Rev. Fr. John Kampara                                  

1990-1992 Rev. Fr. Samuel Kattukallil                           

1992-1995 Rev. Fr. John Padipurackal                            

1995-1998 Rev. Fr. Joseph Njayalloor                             

1998-2001 Rev. Fr. Mathew Panjikkattil                         

2001-2004 Rev. Fr. George Joshua Kannileth                 

2004-2010 Rev. Fr. Santhan Charuvil                             

2010-2012 Rev. Fr. Johnson Kochuthundil                     

2010-2013 Rev. Fr. Issac Parappallil –Assi Vicar

2013-2015 Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Valiyachangaveettil    

 2015-          Rev. Fr. CC John Charuvupurayidathil        

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